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Whitepaper: Enterprise Big Data - Here to Stay and Requiring Superior Data Access

Big Data continues to grow in popularity and accessibility for a variety of reasons so Progress is offering this complimentary white paper to demonstrate how you can maximize the role that database connectivity plays in your business, amplify your connectivity, and tap into the full benefits of big data with next-generation connectivity technologies.
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Solution Guide: Data Access for Microsoft SQL Server Business Intelligence Suite

This document provides guidelines for data connectivity so you can get the most from your SQL Server 2005 or 2008 investment, and leverage other data sources such as Oracle, DB2, and Sybase with Microsoft SQL Server Business Intelligence (BI) solutions.
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Whitepaper: Top 5 Ways Embedded Connectivity Accelerates Your Business

ISVs using proprietary drivers or open source code encounter problems. Today’s environment is becoming more complex and these solutions offer little flexibility, cost efficiency or new revenue advantages. Progress® DataDirect Connect® helps ISVs accelerate their business in five ways: speed to revenue, cost savings, customer satisfaction, operational simplification and performance.

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Whitepaper: Deployment Architecture for Java Environments

The Progress® Corticon® Business Rules Management System (“Corticon BRMS”) fits naturally in today’s service-oriented architectures (SOA), deploying as a service, and leverages the enterprise-class performance, scalability, and high-availability features of leading application servers. It has been designed to support standards critical to enterprise customers building and integrating composite applications. The Progress® Corticon® Server is the patented “no-coding” rules engine for Corticon BRMS, with performance unmatched in the industry. This document describes Corticon Server’s JAVA runtime architecture with particular emphasis on how Corticon Server fits within various enterprise environments.
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Data Sheet

Overview: OpenEdge Replication

Progress® OpenEdge® Replication and Replication Plus protect against the potential loss of the database by automatically duplicating changes on the production database to a set of mirrored databases at hot standby sites.

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Data Sheet

Overview: Connect for JDBC

Progress® DataDirect Connect® and Connect XE® for JDBC™ is the world’s only suite of Type 5 JDBC drivers for all major databases. Progress DataDirect Connect for JDBC is the SPECjAppServer/ECPerf performance and scalability leader, and supports advanced functionality such as application failover, load balancing, bulk load, SSL data encryption, and OS (operating system) Authentication. Progress DataDirect Connect for JDBC consistently supports the latest database features and is fully compliant with Java SE 6.0 and JDBC 5.0. Using Progress DataDirect Connect for JDBC, developers can easily build database-independent applications; a common architecture across all major databases makes it easy to switch databases or upgrade to new versions of an existing database.
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Whitepaper: Migrating UNIX/LINUX OpenEdge Applications

This whitepaper highlights the benefits of migrating to a 64-bit environment. It explains how OpenEdge has provided customers with the ability to easily migrate their 32-bit applications to a 64-bit environment and discusses the potential performance benefit you may see by taking advantage of the capabilities provided by 64-bit systems.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Progress Corticon Enterprise Data Connector

Data connectivity can be one of the biggest bottlenecks in creating, changing and deploying enterprise applications. Progress® Corticon® Enterprise Data Connector (EDC) uses a unique, model-driven approach to data connectivity that eliminates the complex SQL coding traditionally associated with integrating business rules and enterprise applications. Read this product overview to learn how Corticon EDC reduces complexity by automatically generating optimized SQL for with model-driven connectivity, version control and compliance for decision services.
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Whitepaper: Understanding Big Data: A Management Study

This Big Data management report takes a broad look at how the market for Big Data infrastructure, technologies and solutions are evolving in response to the explosion in both structured and non-structure content of all types. The Cloud is emerging as a particularly useful platform for Big Data solutions for both infrastructure and analytics, as it is an ideal platform for massive data crunching and analysis at affordable prices.
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Disaster Recovery

Overview: Disaster Recovery

Progress OpenEdge enables you to prepare for the unknown. Using Progress OpenEdge Management, Progress OpenEdge Replication and Progress OpenEdge Clusters, you can achieve the ultimate protection against the unforeseen.

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Datasheet

Overview: Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET

Progress DataDirect Connect for ADO.NET is the industry’s only suite of ADO.NET data providers with a 100% managed architecture, eliminating the need for database clients, boosting performance, and delivering a flexible, secure connection to Oracle, DB2, Sybase, and Microsoft SQL Server.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Integrate Applications with Reporting Tools and BI Analytics

Read about high-performance connectivity to your OpenEdge applications.
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Whitepaper: Progress DataDirect ODBC For SQL Server

To meet the critical requirements of high performing and scalable data access, DataDirect investments have focused on maximizing the driver throughput efficiencies, allowing data to move rapidly and unimpeded between the application and the data sources – supporting the movement of complex queries and big data movement. Additional investment in efficient resource utilization allows DataDirect to deliver unparalleled flexibility across highly scaled and virtualized SaaS and cloud deployments.
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Whitepaper: How Business Rule Automation Helps Insurers Deal With Digital Disruption

Insurers are facing a perfect storm of change, driven by digital industry disruption. Your customers' expectations and habits are changing; the forces acting on your business model are changing, particularly in relation to distribution; and your competition is changing. All these factors together are creating a business and technology environment characterized by greater customer power and competition; and greater need to build closer customer relationships across multiple channels. Read this whitepaper to learn how a Business Rules Management system (BRMS) can help insurers automate and manage business rules, giving them the potential implement policies and rules faster, lower IT implementation costs; reduce the turnaround time for change requests; reduce the costs of unplanned changes and bug fixing, and lower the cost of compliance.
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Data Sheet

Overview: The Fastest Way to Turn Ideas Into Business Reality

To meet business user expectations, your company must have a simple way to create apps fast without relying on deep technical skills or expensive IT resources. Apps must connect to critical data in real-time. And they must be able to analyze data results immediately.
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Overview: Corticon Business Rules Server

The Progress® Corticon® Business Rules Server has the performance, scalability and robustness required to support mission-critical applications. Because Corticon Server executes decision services with inferencing optimized prior to deployment, Corticon Server executes rules more efficiently and more reliably than traditional rule engines. And with its effortless linear scaling profile, capacity is limited only by the hardware and number of machines on which it is executing. Read this product overview to learn more about the Corticon Business Rules Server and how it provides unmatched runtime performance and scalability, auditable execution control and reporting, and flexible integration with any application.

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Whitepaper: Accessing the Progress OpenEdge AppServer from Progress Rollbase Using the JSDO

Learn How to User Progress Rollbase to Access Progress OpenEdge. The Progress OpenEdge Mobile JavaScript Data Object (JSDO) can be used to access the OpenEdge AppServer and the OpenEdge Database from JavaScript. This technical white paper describes how to call the JSDO from a Rollbase Web application.
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Whitepaper: DataDirect Connect Advantages: Increased Performance and Reduced Costs

Doing More with What You Have For many application developers, processing capacity is a limiting factor, especially when onboarding new user groups or projects. In these types of scenarios, balancing the risks of application performance degradation (and user dissatisfaction) with the risks of inflated IT infrastructure costs, are an ongoing concern that consumes valuable time, resources, and money.
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Whitepaper: Improving .NET Application Performance & Reliability with Managed Database Data Connectivity

Building applications in .NET gives you a couple of different options when it comes to how you implement the database access layer. First, you have the non-managed code providers from many of the major database vendors, and second, you have fully-managed providers, like those available from third party vendors, like DataDirect Technologies (http://www.datadirect.com). The difference between managed and non-managed providers can make a significant difference in many areas, as we'll show in this paper.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Type 5 JDBC Drivers vs. Type 4 at a Glance

Type 5 JDBC drivers offer the same client-side, single-tier, 100% Java architecture of Type 4 JDBC drivers, but address the limitations of many of the Type 4 JDBC drivers available today.

 

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